Simon Jones’s retirement has left the 51allout crew in a state of shock. To get over it they drank gin and wondered about what might have been.
The Chinese, Vietnamese, the Korean and the Japanese are superstitious about the number four because it is a homonym for “death” in their languages. The fourth game of the 2005 series wasn’t far off backing that up.
With the series level at 1-1, both sides headed to Manchester with ASHES FEVER in full swing. Either that or being so far North was bringing everyone out in a rash.
A whole week of reminiscing about the greatest series in the history of the game starts, like all the great stories, with England getting a right shellacking.